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Jan 10, 2013 8:00am PST
're going to stop you. >> they stop about 90% of the people coming in. >> i don't mind the police being here, but not the harassment. >> new york police are not allowed to routinely stop pedestrians outside private residential buildings in the bronx. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. at least five people have been killed in u.s. drone strike in pakistan earlier today. the strike hit a home in north waziristan. it was at least the seventh u.s. drone strike in less than two weeks. the attack comes as the cia nominee john brennan continues to come under scrutiny for his role in the obama administration's drone warfare overseas. in his remarks at the time, brennan had said there was not a single collateral death in the previous year of drone attacks. his letter qualified his remarks by saying he had no information to the at the time. it has been revealed the u.s. a massacre at the time convict pakistani concerns directly to the highest levels of the obama white house. the concern centered around a march 2011 str
Jan 11, 2013 8:00am PST
significantly to the disaster we saw on wall street several years ago? >> i don't personally know the extent to which deregulation drove it, but i don't believe deregulation was the proximate cause. >> we will speak with former financial regulator william black, author of "the best way to rob a bank is to own one." and matt taibbi with this new piece, the tax secrets and lies of the bella." >> par sabbai the treasury, it is all done by ex wall street people and current wall street people. ordinary people really do not have input into any of this. >> then, haiti. three years after the earthquake that killed over 300,000 people, we speak to jonathan katz, author of, "the big truck that went by: how the world came to save haiti and left behind a disaster." all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman at least 120 people were killed in pakistan thursday in a series of bombing attacks mostly targeting shi'ite muslims and government soldiers. 86 deaths came in a twin bombing in the southern city of quetta, with scores dying i
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
,000. in the rebel-held town of aleppo, syria residents said his fellow citizens don't trust assad. >> any normal citizen listening to his speech heard him say that he asks for the refugees to return to their homes. at the same time he says he will not be deterred in fighting terrorism. how can a citizen go back, when they're being attacked with missiles and tanks? there is great contradiction in the speech. we're at a point or citizens do not believe a word he says. >> in indiana, five men accused in the gang rape and death of a 23-year-old woman have appeared in court for the first time. the unidentified victim was raped on a moving bus in new delhi last month, dying from her injuries two weeks later. the case has sparked a nationwide call for reforms to increase punishment for rapists and prevent legal cases from languishing. at a candlelight vigil in india on sunday, hundreds of women pay tribute to the victim and demanded government action. >> i don't know how much security will increase. but i hope [indiscernible] >> later in our broadcast, we that took at a rape victi place in steubenville
Jan 8, 2013 8:00am PST
it comes to national security, we don't like to leave a lot of gaps. between the time one set of leaders transitions out and another transitions in. we need to get moving quickly on this. >> the financial giant big of america has agreed to pay more than $11 billion to the government-backed mortgage finance company fannie mae for flooding it with toxic mortgages during the financial crisis. the justice to parvaz says bank of america executed a scheme that would blindly hand out mortgages without proper checks and then turn them around and sell the toxic loans to fannie mae and freddie mac. while bank of america reaped a windfall, fannie and freddie were stuck with huge losses and foreclosed properties. in another major settlement, bank of america and nine other major lenders have agreed to pay $8.5 billion to settle claims of wrongfully foreclosing on millions of american homeowners. the settlement covers a number of foreclosure abuses including flawed paperwork, robosigning, and wrongly modified loans. the settlement will end in and in a review of all foreclosures, meaning the banks coul
Jan 9, 2013 8:00am PST
. those governments will never and higher than what the people demand. i don't believe we will have particular progress at these national levels until we're able to build an even stronger movement in australia and america and around the world. that movement has certainly begun. there is enormous, justice movements all over the world, particularly the youth, which is what i've been working with the past two years, has grown exponentially. in australia, we have a current price. we are investing $10 billion in renewablene energy to shift away from fossil fuels and toward clean energy, like wind and solar, but we still have a lot of work to do, particularly on coal exports from queensland. i know in the u.s. be of similar issues with the power vested interest in politics. the u.n. climate talks will continue, countries will continue to make incremental steps, but we will not achieve the really genuine significant deep cuts in carbon pollution until we are able to get to work to do an even stronger movement for climate justice in 2013. >> the u.n. climate summit will be taking place in p
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